by Daniel Defoe
Robinson Crusoe - The hero of the novels of Daniel Defoe, the first two of which were published in 1719. The first book about Robinson gave rise to the classic English novel and spawned the fashion for pseudo-documentary prose; it is often called the first "authentic" novel in English. This literary character has a real prototype - Alexander Selkirk, the boatswain of the ship "Cinque Ports" ("Senk Por"), distinguished by an extremely quarrelsome and quarrelsome character. Selkirk was landed in 1704, at his request, on an uninhabited island, supplied with weapons, food, seeds and tools....
Number of pages: ~ 352 pages
by L. M. Montgomery
- Autor: L. M. Montgomery
The book was written by Canadian writer Lucy Maud Montgomery in 1908, and she continues to publish huge editions in the United States, Canada, England, Australia. series anime, created theatrical performances. No wonder Mark Twain himself once called the heroine Montgomery "the most touching and charming child in fiction since the time of the immortal Alice." This is all living and full of humor, everyone who is familiar with the work of Lucy Montgomery, knows what bright feelings he gives rise to!...
Number of pages: ~ 384 pages
by Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm
- Autor: Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm
he Brothers Grimm (Jacob (1785–1863) and Wilhelm (1786–1859)) are German linguists and storytellers. Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm were the greatest experts on German folklore. They studied the grammar of Germanic languages, the history of law, and mythology. The tales of the Brothers Grimm are world famous. The most famous fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm: Successful Trade, Brave Tailor, Clever Hans, Wolf and the Seven Little Kids, Straw, ember and bob, Mrs. , Snow White and Alotsvetik and of course the Bremen street musicians....
Number of pages: ~ 384 pages
by J. M. Barrie
This is an incredible fairy tale that is known worldwide. Using this story were created a lot of movies, cartoons, theatrical performances. The main character is a boy Peter Pan, who doesn't want to grow up. One day he runs away from home, after which he finds fairies with whom he became to be friends, but unfortunately, he also got some enemies(the main one is Captain Hook). This is one of the best fairy tales that every child should read, having plunged into the world of fabulous adventures....
Number of pages: ~ 176 pages
The book is one of the most important masterpieces of human's heritage in the world. A lot of famous creative creators remind the author's masterwork in their writing as it opens global philosophy questions about people, their life, what is the reason of death and life., and why we should accept it. All it surrounded by grand historical events. The main event is Trojan War, which is described to the smallest details to feel how great are heroes, who committed feats for the sake of their country, loved ones, honor. Translators made an amazing job, as the text is so understandable, that you can...
Number of pages: ~ 838 pages
by Oz by L. Frank Baum
- Autor: Oz by L. Frank Baum
“The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” is the first book of a wonderful serial about fabulous heroes of mystery land Oz that made up by a magnificent American writer Lyman Frank Baum. A lot of children generations all over the world have been brought up on his books. Baum’s fairytales refer to the most important things – a close friendship, belief in oneself, and a skill of gaining victory in complicated conditions. There are a whole lot of wonderful characters and incredible adventures in Baum’s books; but the main ideas in them are marvelous cordiality, merry kindness and optimism....
Number of pages: ~ 92 pages
- Autor: Lewis Carroll
In the book about the adventures of Tom Sawer the writer, using great skills, shows us the everyday-life of an American small town in 40s of the 19th century. Thanks to the thrilling story and excellent humor, this book is loved by readers from all over the world....
Number of pages: ~ 21 pages
by Robert Louis Stevenson
- Autor: Robert Louis Stevenson
The setting of events takes place in the XV century during the Wars of the Roses. A young man Dick Shelton meets a leader of riflemen John Amend-All and experiences many adventures....
Number of pages: ~ 305 pages